The Blue Hen Book Award
is a children’s choice award sponsored by the Children’s Services Division of the Delaware Library Association.  Each year teens and children will have the opportunity to vote on selected books published in the last year.  The book that receives the most votes in each category will win the Blue Hen Book Award.

To Vote:

  • Read the nominated books.
  • Check off the books as you read them.
  • Choose your favorite book
  • Return the ballot to your Delaware Public Library

The Rules:

  • Each person may vote only once per category.
  • Youth aged 12 years and up may vote for the teen book.
  • The book from each catagory that receives the most votes will win the Blue Hen Book Award.

2015 Blue Hen Nominations:

Blue Hen Votes ~ YOUNGER READERS
2015 Blue Hen Ballot Bookmark Picture BooksA

Open Very Carefully – by Nick Bromley
Mr. Tiger Goes Wild – by Peter Brown
Water in the Park – by Emily Jenkins
Nelson Mandela – by Kadir Nelson
Baby Bear Counts One – by Ashley Wolff

BLUE HEN VOTES ~ MIDDLE READERS
2015 Blue Hen Ballot Bookmark Chapter Books

Doll Bones – by Holly Black
Flora and Ulysses – by Kate DiCamillo
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library – by Chris Grabenstein
Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things – by Cynthia Voigt

Blue Hen Votes ~ TEEN
2015 Blue Hen Ballot Bookmark Teen Books

March Book 1 – by John Lewis
If You Find Me – by Emily Murdoch
More Than This – by Patrick Ness
Eleanor & Park – by Rainbow Rowell
Boxers – by Gene Luen Yang

See all past Blue Hen Award Winners!

Wilmington Library Youth Services
10th & Market Sts.,
Wilmington, DE 19801
302-571-7412